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. >> suarez: the carnage that has bloodied much of syria came home to the capital today. two bombs erupted in damascus, killing nearly four dozen people and wounding more than 150. we begin with a report narrated by inigo gilmore of independent television news. >> reporter: one of the bomb blasts left this huge crater in the ground. the tangled bodies of the dead were ferried away on stretchers, a doubly whammy in the heart of the capital damascus. the targets-- two buildings belonging to syria's security forces. >> ( translated ): i heard the explosion and saw many body parts. there were dead bodies all over the place. bodies of women and children in their cars. >> reporter: the attacks were carried out by suicide bombers driving vehicles packed with explosives. at least that's what the government claims. >> ( translated ): even before >> reporter: even before the dust had settled, syria's state media seized on the attacks, saying they were further evidence of a threat from foreign linked armed gangs. within minutes, state tv were saying terrorists linked to al qaeda were responsible. at
bloodshed. officials from syria and the arab league took part in a ceremony today in cairo, egypt. it lets observers in for one month, with the option of extending that stay. in damascus, the syrian foreign minister insisted the regime is serious and not just stalling for time. >> we would not have signed the protocol unless our amendments on it had been adopted no matter what the circumstances were. but after applying those amendments and since we are seeking a political solution to this crisis as soon as possible, along with their partnership, i can now say that the signing of the protocol is the beginning of cooperation between us and the arab league. >> sreenivasan: the announcement came on a day when activists said up to 70 soldiers were gunned down by government troops as they tried to desert near the turkish border. at least 30 other people died in attacks elsewhere. it continued a wave of street violence that churned over the weekend. protest leaders said at least 21 people were killed on sunday as troops and rebels fought each other in northwestern syria. hopes have dimmed for 39
up. tavis: you will never do that. i am glad you said that syria did you give me these great segues into a conversation i wrote this down. i love this line in terms of how on you open the text about your childhood. you say, "i was born into poverty and for a long time poverty was all i thought i would know. it defined me in the depths of my soul. " speaking of never giving up, particularly given where you started, how does poverty still define you? >> first of all, poverty continues to exist. it appearance seems to be relentless not only all of the things in america but also globally. we are over 7 billion people on earth. i do not see any philosophical analysis that suggests we know how to get out of this. what we need to do, people are not prepared to commit themselves even those who want to be outside of this oppression everyone is experiencing. nobody wants to step in and stopped the machine that perpetuates this relationship to poverty. many who have nothing as opposed to the few who have everything. as long as these disparities remain between people and forces, i think we will
called maliki and urged him to resolve the crisis. in syria, dissidents reported government forces killed more than 100 people on tuesday in an organized massacre. the activists said a villagin idlib province was surrounded and then blasted by rockets, tank shells, bombs and gunfire. and more scenes of violence unfolded elsewhere. amateur video showed a man hit by random sniper fire while driving his car in homs. and pro-government gunmen patrolled neighborhoods around damascus. five nato troops-- all of them polish-- were killed in a roomro idengbibin af bantan n toda the soldiers were in a convoy headed to a meeting in eastern ghazni province when the bomb went off. it was the deadliest single attack ever involving poland's 2,600 troops in afghanistan. eight u.s. army soldiers have been charged in the apparent suicide of a fellow soldier in afghanistan. private danny chen was found dead in a guard tower in october. the army said it appeared he shot himself. the charges announced today ranged from dereliction of duty to negligent homicide and involuntary manslaughter. supporters of chen'
admitted under the programs that eric spoke of are people who fled to syria, to jordan. these iraqis stayed in iraq. they were working for us. they were helping us. and as a tribute to them many military offices are desperately still trying to get their interpretersnd their families out. i get slews of e-mails for them. so this is a very real problem. and there is a second program for iraqis who worked for us in baghdad. and there are 39,000 people including family members in that pipeline. so there are a lot of people who worked for us to whom we promised visas and they are not getting them because of new security checks that are due to an incident in may when two iraqis in kentucky who did not work for americans, never worked for them, were found to have terrorist connections. but the new security checks are blocking everyone. and that is why things are frozen. >> brown: let me let eric schwartz respond to that on the security issue. >> sure. two quick points. first of the 70,000 or so who have come in over the past three or four years, about 10 to 15,000 of those have come directly from
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